Monthly Archives: September 2013

Highlighted Students for the Week

Great Job Elior, Sarah S. and Shelby! Small Actions Have Big Reactions Posted by eliorl on September 23, 2013 Last Tuesday, we went on a mitzvah trip to build a sukkah for Mrs. Gutterman. It felt good in my heart but, I did … Continue reading

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Researching in 8th

The eighth graders have started a research paper on different types of diseases and disorders.  We are working collaboratively with our science teacher.  Each student randomly chose a different type of disease selected by Mrs.Jaffa to research.  They are using … Continue reading

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Creative Tricks for Learning the Four Types of Pronouns

All of the middle schoolers have been reviewing common and proper nouns for the last two weeks.  We have also been learning about pronouns.  Most of the students were familiar with the basic pronouns, often referred to as “personal pronouns”, … Continue reading

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Skyping with Ms.Tolisano

Sixth Graders had the opportunity to Skype with Silvia Tolisano and her new school last week. They were the experts on creating “tutorials”.  They shared what they’ve learned with the students in Brazil and gave some  helpful tips. Each student … Continue reading

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Chai Reading

Each of the middle school classes are working on reading their first novel for the year.  Both 6th and 7th graders are reading classics, while 8th graders have the freedom to choose their own genre this quarter.  Many of the … Continue reading

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Who is in the Spotlight?

Each week, the middle school students are assigned a reflective journal topic to write about on their blogs.   It is a collaborative assignment for Jewish Studies and Language Arts. The students wrote powerful reflections about their recent Mitzvah trip. … Continue reading

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